Antofagasta, Chile-(ENEWSPF)- The United States Geological Survey has issued a report of a 6.5 magnitude earthquake near Antofagasta, Chile. The quake rumbled 117 km (72.7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter is located 87 km (54 miles) NE of Calama, Antofagasta, Chile; 196 km (121 miles) E of Tocopilla, Antofagasta, Chile; 224 km (139 miles) SW of Uyuni, Bolivia; and 1297 km (805 miles) N of SANTIAGO, Region Metropolitana, Chile.
The reported time of the event is Monday, June 20, 2011 at 12:35:59 PM at epicenter (11:35:57 AM (CDT – Chicago).
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist, the USGS reports.